Re: linux-next: Fixes tag needs some work in the block tree

From: Stephen Rothwell
Date: Thu Oct 10 2019 - 20:42:49 EST

Hi Bart,

On Thu, 10 Oct 2019 10:36:36 -0700 Bart Van Assche <bvanassche@xxxxxxx> wrote:
> On 10/7/19 1:16 PM, Stephen Rothwell wrote:
> >
> > Fixes: e34cbd307477 ("blk-wbt: add general throttling mechanism"; v4.10).
> The above fixes tag follows the recommended format except that it is
> followed by a kernel version number. Is there a recommended format for
> embedding the kernel version number in a Fixes: tag? I think that
> information is useful. I haven't found any recommendations for how to do
> that in Documentation/process/submitting-patches.rst.

I have not seen any recommended way to do that, but there is no
necessity to embed the version as it can easily be derived:

$ git describe --contains e34cbd307477

Stephen Rothwell

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